Your CentOS and DirectAdmin installation can be updated separately from each other.
Beware: We advise you to always create a snapshot before you update your VPS and software.
To update the software of CentOS to the latest versions you can execute the following as 'root' user:
yum check-updateThis command verifies if new updates are available. To install available updates type:
yum updateConfirm the action with 'y' and CentOS will download and install the available updates. DirectAdmin
Updating DirectAdmin should be done through the custombuild script.
cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild ./build updateShould you wish to check if there are new updates available, you can execute the above command.
./build versionsThis command gives an overview of all the currently installed versions and possible updates.
./build update_versionsWith this command you can install available updates.
The custombuild command is a process that will compile and install updates. The update process can take some time. Should you wish to update PHP you will need to use custombuild as well.
For more information regarding CentOS you consult wiki.centos.org.
For more information regarding DirectAdmin and custombuild you can find more information on: